[Lugstuff] Beginners Mounting questions
tjk at annapolislinux.org
Tue Sep 22 19:08:29 EDT 2009
It may mount if you uncoment the entry.
However, you might want to mount it manually first to check.
You can always try to manually mount it first:
mount -t ext3 /dev/sdb1 /media/disk2
If you don't get an error, it is mounted.
To unmount it, use:
As for the flags a 'man mount' seems to explain them:
Enable Extended User Attributes. See the attr(5) manual page.
acl Enable POSIX Access Control Lists. See the acl(5) manual page
Not sure the guys that rolled the SUSE distribution probably thought
it was safer to it that way.
On 22/09/09 15:11 -0400, David F Bleil wrote:
> I recently had to replace the primary hard disk, a SATA drive. When I restored
> my system from backup I found that my other SATA drive "Disk2" would not
> mount. The error message which is displayed
> is "org.freedesktop.hal.storage.mount-fixed
> auth_admin_keep_always <-(action,result) Which I assume is from KDE.
> My system is Open Suse 11.1 using KDE 3.5.1.
> The following is a copy of my /etc/fstab
> /dev/sda3 / ext3 acl,user_xattr 1 1
> /dev/sda2 /media/dos vfat
> users,gid=users,umask=0002,utf8=true 0 0
> /dev/sda1 swap swap defaults 0 0
> proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
> sysfs /sys sysfs noauto 0 0
> debugfs /sys/kernel/debug debugfs noauto 0 0
> usbfs /proc/bus/usb usbfs noauto 0 0
> ###/dev/sdb1 /media/disk2 ext3 user,acl,user_xattr
> 1 2
> ###/dev/sdc1 /media/disk
> ext2 defaults 1 2
> I presume that the hash marks in front of dev/sdb1 and in front of dev/sdc1
> are comments and if I were to remove them I should be able to mount the disk.
> My questions are;
> 1. If I do this and reboot what is likely to go wrong?
> 2. What does "acl" and "user_xattr" mean?
> 3. Why did something comment out the other drive when I reinstalled from
> David F. Bleil
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